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File:Sholem Aleichem Statue in Netanya, Israel.JPG|thumb|250px|Sholem Aleichem statue in Netanya, Israel, sculpted by Lev Segal '''Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich''', better known under his pen name '''Sholem Aleichem''' (Yiddish language|Yiddish and , spelled שאלעם אלייכעם during the Soviet era; Russian language|Russian and ) ( – May 13, 1916), was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical ''Fiddler on the Roof'', based on his stories about Tevye|Tevye the Dairyman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe. The Hebrew language|Hebrew phrase Shalom aleichem literally means "Peace be upon you", and is a greeting in traditional Hebrew and Yiddish.
PseudonymSholem Aleichem ({{lang-yi|שלום־עליכם}})
Birth date{{OldStyleDate|March 2|1859|February 18}}
Birth placePereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi|Pereyaslav, Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
Death date{{death date and age|1916|5|13|1859|2|18}}
Death placeNew York City, United States
OccupationWriter
Nationality| period =
GenreNovels, short stories, plays
Subject| movement = Yiddish literature|Yiddish revival
Signature| website =
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audio
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Yiddish Drama
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Sholem Aleichem
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Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916
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Editable text in Yiddish
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Funem yarid
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Collection
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Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
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American Libraries
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Harvard Library Judaica Division
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Regional Digitization in Massachusetts, funded by LSTA Grant and administered by the Boston Public Library
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Microfilm
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sholem aleichem, 1859-1916
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sholem aleichem
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goldberg, isaac, 1887-1938, ed. and tr
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Yiddish
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English
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German
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